3 Year-old Assyrian Girl Kidnapped By ISIS Reunited With Her Mother

Christina Khader Ebada, the Assyrian girl kidnapped by ISIS three years ago, reunited with her mother. ( AINA)

AINA- 10/6/17 Dohuk, North Iraq (AINA) -- Christina Khader Ebada, the three year-old Assyrian girl who was kidnapped by ISIS three years ago, has been reunited with her family in North Iraq. The Iraqi Army, currently fighting ISIS for the liberation of Mosul, contacted Allen Kakony, a journalist and photographer, and told him "a six-year-old Christian ...

Assyrian Delegation in Washington to Press for Aid

19/5/16 (AINA) -- A delegation of Assyrian Americans visited Washington on Wednesday to meet with government officials regarding the situation of Assyrians in the Middle East. The meetings were organized by the Assyrian American National Federation and its affiliates. Also present were representatives from the Assyrian Confederation of Europe. The delegation met with several offices of Congress ...

Church Publishes Names of 21 Assyrians Killed By ISIS in Qaryatain

16/4/16 +MEMORY ETERNAL+ (AINA) -- The Syriac Orthodox Church has published the names of the 21 Assyrians who were killed by ISIS in the town of al-Qaryatain, Syria, which was captured by ISIS in August, 2015 (AINA 2015-08-07). ISIS captured 250 Assyrians in the initial attack. The official facebook page of the Syriac Orthodox Church published the following ...

Kurdish Flag Spray-painted on 7th Century BC Assyrian Relief

Khinnis, a 7th century BC Assyrian archaeological site, has been vandalized with a spray-painted Kurdish flag. ( Adam Mirani/Twitter)

26/2/16 (AINA) -- A 7th century B.C. Assyrian archaeological site in north Iraq has been vandalized. A picture posted on the twitter accountof a Kurdish man shows a Kurdish flag spray-painted on the nearly 3,000 year old relief. The site is known as the Maltai relief site and it was carved during the reign of Assyrian ...

ISIS Bomb Assyrian Homes, Monastery in Iraq – Cemeteries Vandalized

26/12/15 (AINA) -- Two days ago ISIS bombed ten Assyrian homes and a monastery in the Assyrian village of Tel Kepe in north Iraq. The blasts injured several people. The monastery belonged to Assyrian nuns. According to residents, ISIS threatened to bomb Assyrian homes in other villages in the area. On November 27 a cemetery in Kirkuk ...

Assyrians Should Leave the Middle East

Peter BetBasoo - August 2015 (AINA) -- On June 10, 2014 ISIS captured Mosul, Iraq's second largest city. On August 7, 2014 ISIS drove into the Nineveh Plains north and east of Mosul, causing nearly 200,000 Assyrians to flee their villages. It is no coincidence that ISIS chose to drive out the Assyrians on August 7, because ...

ISIS Opens Market in Mosul for Stolen Assyrian Property

The Arabic letter "n" (inside red circle), signifying "Nasrani" (Christian), on a Christian home in Mosul.

3/2/15 Mosul (AINA) -- ISIS has opened a special market to sell property it looted from Assyrian homes and churches in Mosul. The market, called "Spoils Of The Nazarenes," sells televisions, refrigerators, microwave ovens and other electronic devices, as well as furniture and artwork. Prices range from 50,000 to 75,000 Iraqi Dinars ($42 to $63). Related: Timeline ...